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ASMBS Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows

If you are inquiring about becoming a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), please click here.

The application window for 2021 is now closed.

Final decisions will be made and applicants will be notified around December 2021. If you have any questions regarding your application, please email morgan@asmbs.org.

The application window for 2022 is now open!

The application window is open from August 1-October 1, 2022.

Fellowship Certificate Application Information:

Please submit the completed application form and all accompanying documentation electronically, in a single PDF document to morgan@asmbs.org. ALL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO REVIEW.

For applicants who do not meet one or more of the case volume/experience criteria due to COVID-19 related disruptions to their fellowship year, there are two alternate pathways to meet the fellowship certificate requirements outlined in the Fellowship Application Form below.

The ASMBS fellowship certificate program serves to recognize surgeons who have completed their training and who have met the educational requirements needed to practice safe and effective bariatric surgery (according to fellowship training curriculum established by ASMBS).

The objective is for these certificates to add merit to surgeons beginning their careers in the field by emphasizing their ability to adequately perform metabolic and bariatric surgery. This program has been endorsed by the Executive Council of the ASMBS.

For information about Fellowship Council accredited programs, go to the Fellowship Council’s website.

All applications must include all items below to be accepted as complete:

  • Completed Fellowship Application Form, signed by applicant’s Program Director pdf
  • ASMBS Fellowship Sign-off Sheet pdf | doc
  • Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of Fellowship Council case logs (downloadable from your Fellowship Council account)
  • Patient Evaluation Case Logs pdf | doc
  • Outline of applicant’s educational curriculum of the fellowship program

Important curriculum updates are highlighted below:

  • Documentation is now required for Evaluation Requirements. Non-operative patient encounters include pre-op evaluations, in-patient encounters, and out-patient evaluations. Please use the Patient Evaluation Log Sheet above.
  • Application must be submitted within one year of completion of your fellowship.

Fellowship Educational Lectures & Learning Objectives Webinars

Introducing a new ASMBS-endorsed program organized to fulfill the didactic requirements for ASMBS certification and standardize the required Fellowship Council Curriculum. Join us for this monthly interactive web-based and high quality series featuring renowned content experts in bariatric surgery. Learn more and register now.

Recipients of the ASMBS Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows

2021

Alexander Abdurakhmanov
Stuart Abel
Shadi Aboudi
Gary S. Aghazarian
Mohsen Alhashemi
Abbas Abdalla Al-Kurd
Safiya Mohammed Hamed Al-Masrouri
Nouf Alotaiby
Netanel Alper
Marco Antonio Rajo Andrade
Abdulaziz A.Arishi
Kevin Bain
Chetna Bakshi
Christopher Bashian
Pascal Bortz
Matthew Burstein
Jarrod Buzalewski
Rosalie Ann Carr
Anthony Castelli
Maija Cheung
Maryan Chumkova-Orin
Randall Cornateanu
Jessica Cutler
Shanley Deal
Brandon C. Dessecker
Brian Dessify
Ryan Fairley
Xiaoxi Feng
Richie Gopal Goriparthi
Edward Gray
Douglas Greer
David Grubb
Jordan Elyse Grubbs
David A. Harris
Ivy N. Haskins
Huy Hoang
Joyce Jhang
Michael Joannides
Robert Johnson
Umashankkay Kannan
Boris Kiriazov
Vishal Kudav
Daniel Laan
Raul Sebastian Laines
Megan Lodeiro
Megan Lundgren
Gabriel Marcil
Gadi Marom
Kristin McCoy
Alex Michaels
John Mitko
Anthony Murante
Gabriel Mekel Nakhal
Victoria Needham
Sean O’Connor
Omobolanle Oyefule
Anam Pal
Karim Ramji
Jonathan Ramkumar
Nandita Rao
Swathi Reddy
Joseph Sadek
Salaam Sadi
Jean Salem
Jonathan Seto
Anish Shah
Emanuel Afram Shapera
William Charles Sherrill, III
Paul Stechschulte
Joseph Sujka
Catriona M. Swift
Brian Walkowski
Emily Watters
Jonah White
Rickesha Wilson

2020

Shushmita Ahmed
Hussam Alamri
Vance Albaugh
Alicia Alterio
Jessica Ardila-Gatas
Aaron Bornstein
Andrew Brown
Eric Chung
Shauna Costinett
Collin Creange
Michael Cudworth
Vishwanath Danthuluri
Moiz Dawood
Adam Di Palma
Derek Dirks
Robert Doiron
Colston Edgerton
Joseph Eid
BenFauzi El-Attrache
Alexandra Falvo
Andras Fecso
Fermin Miguel Fontan
Ashley Gerrish
Alon Geva
Gregory Grimberg
Noemi-Rose Harvey
Julie Holihan
Benedict Hui David Kang
Theodoros Katsichtis
David Kelly
Keith King
Andrew Lambour
MacKenzie Landin
Alvaro Galvez Lima
Maria Linnaus
Cristen Litz
Lavina Malhotra
Justin McKibbin
Logan Mellert
Katelyn Mellion
Christopher Menzel
Blake Movitz
Sarvenaz Nouri
John Paek
Jacqueline Paolino
Lauren Poliakin
Morgan Pomeranz
Lauren Rabach
Christopher Reed
Amy Rosenbluth
Michelle Scerbo
Luis Serrano
Faiz Shariff
Brian Shea
Craig Smith
Naresh Sundaresan
Anthony Tabatabai
Farees Tavangari
Kyle Thompson
Voranaddha Vacharathit
Eric Veilleux
Leonard Welsh
Andrew White
Alyssa Wier
Joshua Winder
Linda Youngwirth
Randal Zhou

2019

Marcia Z. Alayon-Rosario
Maria Spassova Altieri
Mohammed Assali
Selwan Barbat
Jacquline Melissa Mary Beitner
David Berler
Shintaro Chiba
Jana Chtchetinin
John Cowling
Rob Cunningham
Francesca Dimou
Nicholas Dugan
Ekatarina Elliott
Alph Emmanuel
Jeffrey Emrich
Marcoandrea Giorgi
Anirudh Goparaju
Taher Gulamhusein Jennifer Haas
Jordan Hebert
Anthony J. Hesketh
Jordan Heuser
Andrew Hollenbeck
Salim Hosein
Kyle Hunt
Pouya Iranmanesh
John Jeffries Rhys Kavanagh
Daanish Kazi
Charles J. Keith Jr.
Majid Kianmajd
Neil King
Amarita Klar
Grigoriy Vitalyevich Klimovich
Natalia Kubicki
Jason Kuhn
Erika La Vella
Maykong Leepalao
S. Julie-Ann Lloyd
Andrew R Luhrs
Victoria Lyo
Ryan Macht
Erik Madden
Kristine Makiewicz
Anthony Mark
Adam Meyers
Tripurari Mishra
Aryan Modasi
Semeret Tadios Munie
James Nguyen
Punam Patel
David Pechman
Gregory Peirce
Daniel Prior
Dimitar Ranev
Amanda Roberts
Aaron Sabbota
Aaron Sachs
Sarah Samreen
Matthew Sharbaugh
Timothy S. Snow
Kathryn Sobba
Shannon Stogryn
William Streiff
Christopher Taglia
Sami Tannouri
Talar Tatarian
Roshin Thomas
Tina Thomas
Thomas Tsai
Lindsay Tse
Matthew Tufts
Yalini Vigneswaran
Lars Webb
Cynthia Weber
Jingliang Yan
Amy Kim Yetasook

2018

Ikemefuna Akusoba
John Allen
Marita D. Bauman
Emily Benham
Partha Bhurtel
Aaron Bolduc
Gwen Lindsey Bonner
Julietta Chang
Sugong Chen
Munyaradzi Chimukangara
Candice Chipman
Daniel Christian
Napoleon E. Cieza
Tyler Cohn
Ransford Commey
Ariel Shuchleib Cung
Matthew Davis
Nirav Desai
Mohammed Ezzi
John Fam
Christopher Finley
Danielle Friedman
Adam Golas
Jessica Gorham
Joseph Greene
John Hall
Monique Hassan
Kellen Hayes
Elizabeth Hechenbleikner
Dietric Hennings
Jessica Gonzalez Hernandez
Melanie Howell
Theadore A. Hufford
Jay Jorge
Kandace Kichler
Vincent Kirkpatrick
Liam Knott
Matthew Kuettel
Sandhya Bondada Kumar
Matthew Lange
Rebecca Lopez
Peter Lundberg
Mohan Mallipeddi
Francois-Charles Malo
Jessica Marshall
Rachel Mathis
Lauren McCormack
Aevan Mclaughlin
Al Abri Mohammed
Michael Morell
Rodolfo Ovideo
David Pearson
Zvi Howard Perry
Jacob Petrosky
Jai Prasad
Gurteshwar Rana
Jason Rizqallah
Thomas Robertson
Connal Robertson-More
Timothy Schaffner
Scott Schimpke
Federico Serrot
William Ried Shepard
Reuben Shin
Kendell Soward
William Stembridge
Erin Thompson
Michael Tran
Muhammad Umair
Dennis Van Dorp

2017

Salim Abunnaja
Mathew Thomas Allemang
Sameer Alrefai
Glauco Alvarez
Brandon Andrew
Philip Carlo Angeles
Dena Arumugam
Sama Asal
Stephan Axer
Geisson Beck Hahn
Tyler Bedford
Lucas Beffa
Omar E Bellorin-Marin
Mohit Bhandari
Adrian Billeter
Adam J Blau
Alexandre Bougie
Caroline Buss
Juliano Canavarros
Hunter Cape
Lilian Cardia
Myungwon Chang
Sherard Chiu
Minyoung Cho
Adryana Cordeiro
Francisco Couto
Oscar Maximiliano Crespin
Karla Cusmanich
Patrick T. Davis
Amanda Delfino Guimar√£es Alfredo
Matthew L Dong
Vanessa Falk
Melissa Felinski
Daniel Moritz Felsenreich
Amador Garcia Ruiz
Luciano Poggi Garland
Omar Ghanem
Michael B. Goldberg
Yan Gu
Hamzeh Halawani
Mary Kathryn Hanisee
Lisa Renee Hilton
Hope Tiffany Jackson
Sukaina Jaffar
Deepali Jain
Ryan Kelly
Alexander Knijnkikov
Evelyn Kowalczyk
Harish Kumar
Nathan Gray LaFayette
Kathleen L Lak
Sepehr Lalezari
March Leduc
Wayne S. Lee
Ryan K Lehmann
Shauna Levy
Evzen Machytka
Sara Elizabeth Martin del Camp
Pedro Martinez-Duartez
Pamela Masella
Winni Mathur
David May
Daaron McField
Khaleel Mohammad
Ashley J Mooney
Rachel Moore
Mauricio Moreno-Aguilar
Oziel Moura Jr.
Paulo Nassif
Abby Navratil
Carolina F Nicoletti
Francesco Papadia
Young Suk Park
Martin Guadalupe Perez
Kieran Purich
Adam Purtell
Andrea Maria Zelisco Schwoerer
Matias Sepulveda
Saurabh Sharma
Jingjing Sherman
Thiago Patta
Mark Splittgerber
Marius Svanevik
James Taggart
Ellen Vogels
Maria Vranceanu
Caolan Walsh
Judy (Shin-Chern) Wang
Jaclyn Wierzbicki
Stephanie Wood
Jiashu Jimmy Xu
Wah Yang
Monica Young

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